St Bernadette School

  • St. Bernadette Catholic School is truly a community of faith and learning.
  • Principal Michael Kelleher with the support of Pastor Kevin Larson, has rallied this community of faculty, staff, students and parents to work together with enthusiasm and synergy toward common goals.
  • As a result of this shared vision and teamwork, the students of St. Bernadette experience a well rounded, challenging education in a faith-filled environment.
  • The teachers of St. Bernadette School demonstrate in word and action their dedication to student success through efforts to integrate the curriculum, enliven instruction with technology, and make real world connections.
  • Their efforts go beyond the classroom to serve the extra curricular activities of the school.
  • They show a caring connection to their students and model the virtues that they teach.
  • Students live up to the expectations of administration and faculty with their respectful, friendly attitudes and good self-control.
  • They are successful academically, as reflected in their high test scores.
  • They are connected to issues of Catholic Social Teaching and concerned about their world.
  • They are eager to share their talents and the wonderful things they are learning. They exhibit leadership through the Student Council.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students442 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-3 | 64 students
    2.5 miles
    5236 Backlick Rd
    Springfield, VA 22151
    (703)256-3773
    2.5 PK-3
    64
  • Alexandria
    Grades: K-8 | 187 students
    4.9 miles
    4409 Sano St
    Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703)354-0714
    4.9 K-8
    187
  • Alexandria
    St Louis Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 507 students
    6.7 miles
    2901 Popkins Ln
    Alexandria, VA 22306
    (703)768-7732
    6.7 NS-8
    507
  • Annandale
     Holy Spirit School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 420 students
    3.5 miles
    8800 Braddock Rd
    Annandale, VA 22003
    (703)978-7117
    3.5 PK-8
    420
  • Annandale
    Grades: PK-6 | 139 students
    3 miles
    4955 Sunset Ln
    Annandale, VA 22003
    (703)256-4711
    3 PK-6
    139

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